Michael Shawn Russell was born December 28, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to parents Tammy and Michael J. Russell. He was raised in the Sapulpa area, attending Lone Star and Sapulpa Public Schools. He went to be with the Lord February 11, 2018 at the age of 34.
While Michael had a bright and cheerful personality, he was more often serious-minded. When he was younger he loved to be outdoors. He enjoyed spending time with his Grandpa Al as well as hunting, fishing, riding dirt bikes and motorcycles.
Michael was preceded in death by grandparents Al and Jannetta Butts. He is survived by his mother Tammy Sloan (Joe), father Michael J. Russell, sister Heather Schwartz (Jesse), brothers Colton Russell and Walter Smith (Denise), grandparents Jimmy and Kathy Russell and Larry and Susan Leslie. He is also survived by many other family members and friends.
Michael will be missed by family and friends alike. His strong bear hugs will be remembered fondly and memories of him cherished forever.